CSU PISTON Sounding Data

This dataset contains the level 3 and level 4 upper-air soundings collected during the Propagation of the Intra-Seasonal Tropical Osillation (PISTON) field campaign. These soundings were launched from the R/V Thomas Thompson over the Northern Equatorial Western Pacific. Please refer to the provided documentation for more information.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2018-08-21T00:00:00Z
    End:  2018-10-12T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2018-08-21T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2018-10-12T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 25.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 5.00000
Bounding Box West Long 120.00000
Bounding Box East Long 140.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : PISTON_sonde_qc_V0.pdf

Documentation #2 : readme_PISTON

Documentation #3 : read_upaL2_eol.f

Documentation #4 : read_upaL4.f

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Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 528 MB
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Resource Support Email eol-datahelp@ucar.edu
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
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Author Paul Ciesielski
Steven A. Rutledge
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2019-05-14T17:16:21
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/64AA-2NJC-NB0G
Alternate Identifier 587.001
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2022-06-03T21:12:27Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::587.001
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Paul Ciesielski, Steven A. Rutledge. (2019). CSU PISTON Sounding Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/64AA-2NJC-NB0G. Accessed 28 September 2023.

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